Places in our world generate stories; evoking a place can elevate our understanding of our own, and other, cultures

Places Chapters

Creative writiing piece based in Polk County, Florida

This story is about the homes to many people in Lakeland, Florida.

A description of Lakeland including all of it's five senses: sight, smell, taste, touch, sound.

Learn about the oldest town in Polk and all this little town has been through.

Places Audio Narrations

During the Blitz, German warplanes devastate Coventry on November 14, 1940.

Storing water in their large stems, Baobab trees help people during dry periods.

The Babylonian Empire, when it existed, was the most-powerful of all states in the ancient world.

Germany's Federal Archives contain SS photos from Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Many of today's English cities had their start as Anglo-Saxon settlements.

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